Clark & Kendall’s Weekend Preview: Aug. 2

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Los Alamos Summer Concert Series presents Guy Forsyth 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2 at Del Norte Credit Union

Summer Art Camp Showcase Reception 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3 at Fuller Lodge Art Center
A celebration of the art work created during the Best Six Weeks of Summer Art Camp 2013.

Plein Air with Monika Kaden  8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3 at PEEC (3540 Orange St.)
Acrylic PLAIN AIR Workshop   We don’t need to be somewhere far away or exotic, we’re having everything in walking distance in front of us: the very unique Los Alamos landscape. Let’s take advantage of and appreciate our nature we’re surrounded by and hold it in our paintings we create during our Plein Air sessions. The emphasis of the class is to have fun painting in an exclusive Los Alamos outside setting and to create a particular rare work of art.

Rain Water Harvesting 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3 at First United Methodist Church (715 Diamond)
Explore opportunities for water harvesting during this interactive presentation led by Jeffrey Adams of Terrasophi. Mitigate stormwater runoff, decrease use of potable water for irrigation, create a supplemental water source. Five rain barrels hand painted by local artists will be given away at the event. Sponsored by the Department of Public Utilities, Fuller Lodge Art Center and the Garden Clubs of Los Alamos and White Rock.

LAMC Community Appreciation Picnic CANCELLED for Saturday, Aug. 3
Due to the high prevelance of inclement weather during the past two weeks, the appreciation picnic is regretfully cancelled. A new date will be set.

Cowboy Breakfast 7-11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 4 at Los Alamos Sheriff’s Posse Lodge (650 North Mesa)
Menu: Plain, Blueberry, Banana, Chocolate Chip and a Seasonal Surprise Pancake, Sausage, Bacon, Eggs, Juice and Coffee

Peace’s New Century Art Exhibit Opening Reception 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6 at Fuller Lodge Art Center
Artist Betsie Miller-Kusz and Photographer Masaru Tanaka mix paintings with photography to recognize the 67th anniversary of the atomic bombing.

Summer Family Evenings: Storywalk 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6 at PEEC (3540 Orange St.)
Celebrate the joys of playing outside with this wrap up of the Summer Family Evenings series in 2013. Mesa Public Library’s Angie Manfredi joins to help create a Storywalk centered on Roxaboxen.  Build your own world outside, and share memories of outdoor play with your family. Free!

Snake Safety 7 p.m. Wednesday Aug. 7 at PEEC (3540 Orange St.)
Local snake expert Tom Wyant will tell us what to do if we encounter a snake in the wild. He will also help us learn the proper identification of our native snakes, so that we can identify venomous and non-venomous snakes in the surrounding area. Free, no registration required.

Game Night 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7 at Mesa Public Library
Gaming Geek Out for all ages! Bring your own games or play ours. Upstairs every Wednesday at Mesa Public Library.

Join New Mexico’s unofficial “Butterfly Guy” Steve Cary at Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15 to learn more.
Cary’s talk will be in advance of the 21st Annual Los Alamos Butterfly Count Saturday, Aug.17. Participants for the count should meet at 8:30 a.m., at PEEC or 9 a.m. at the Burnt Mesa.

County Fair & Rodeo

Friday, Aug. 9         

Pool Tournament   8 a.m. at Betty Ehart Senior Center|
County Fair Exhibits  5 to 8 p.m. at  Mesa Library
Summer Concert  7 to 10 p.m. at Ashley Pond
Open Roping  7:30 p.m. at Brewer Arena

Saturday, Aug. 10     

Festival & Fair 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Ashley Pond
Arts & Crafts Show  9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fuller Lodge
Parade at 10 a.m. on Central Avenue
County Fair Exhibits 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Mesa Public Library
 Rodeo 2 to 5 p.m. at Brewer Arena
 Cowboy Dinner at 5 p.m. at Posse Lodge

Sunday, Aug. 11

Rodeo from 1 to 3 p.m. at Brewer Arena 

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